Jane Austen Action Figure

November 6, 2011

Entertainment, England

“I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.” (Jane Austen)

As well as my unending love for museums, I also have a lot of love for books and, contrary to my library lending record, I don’t actually just read Scandinavian crime novels. One of my favourite authors is Jane Austen. She seems to be a little like Marmite, people either love her or hate her. I definitely fall into the first camp. I had to to travel all the way to Washington DC to actually end up reading her, but then I devoured all six novels back to back – and spent the rest of the summer talking like her protagonists. So, you can imagine my delight when this arrived in the post from the USA (thank you Steph)! My very own Jane Austen action figure, complete with writing desk, quill pen, and amusing quotes on the reverse of the packaging.

Of course, there are also museums dedicated to Jane Austen, e.g.


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